Author: Derek Buckthorpe

3rd Sunday of Easter – Sermon 68

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction Buildings are important to us – we eat in them – sleep in them – work in them – worship in them – the’re a…

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Books

What’s the best book you’ve ever read? A novel? Autobiography? Love story? – I like to read factual books. The best selling books these days are cook books. The second best selling books are dieting books, telling you not to eat what you’ve just cooked. The best ever selling book that’s been written is the…

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About Me

I am married with three grown-up children and a beautiful grand daughter and I live in the Cheshire village of Lymm. I gained an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering at Trent University, Nottingham and work as a Chartered Engineer on structural integrity of metal structures and materials for a consultancy company in the nearby village of Knutsford.

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4th Sunday of Easter – Sermon 30

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction “A city where no one rests in peace” just one of the newspaper headlines used to describe “Pristna” the capital city of Kosova after Kosovan…

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2nd Sunday in Advent – Sermon 168

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction Telling the truth is not always easy – but God commands that we do it – Today we don’t often speak about lies – we…

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2nd Sunday in Advent – Sermon 23

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thought of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN INTRODUCTION This week we light the second candle of our Advent wreath – and we focus especially on the prophets – to help us look again…

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3rd Sunday of Advent – Sermon 77

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction Less than two weeks to go – and around seven posting days to Christmas – have you sent off all your Christmas cards yet? –…

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2nd Sunday of Advent – Sermon 61

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction “On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cryannounces that the Lord is nighawake, and harken, for he bringsglad tidings of the King of Kings” The first verse…

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6th Sunday of Easter – Sermon 128

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction So have we got the message? Experts tell us that on average – we’re exposed to over 1400 advertisements every day – the TV –…

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4th Sunday in Easter – Sermon 41

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction At the start Christian Aid week – we are reminded of the importance of providing food and aid – for those in need – to…

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